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Good-Bye 386: Linux to drop support for i386 chips with next major release

Dec 14, 2012, 06:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

Linux got its start on a 386 processor, but 21-years later, the Linux kernel developers have decided its time to say good-bye to the venerable Intel processor in its next major Linux kernel release: 3.8.

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